Ag"al*loch (#), A*gal"lo*chum (#), n. [Gr. , of Eastern origin: cf. Skr. aguru, Heb. pl. ahalim.]

A soft, resinous wood (Aquilaria Agallocha) of highly aromatic smell, burnt by the orientals as a perfume. It is called also agalwood and aloes wood. The name is also given to some other species.


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